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Old 06-03-2013, 02:55 PM   #1
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My Renovations

After months of work, I have finally finished renovations to my 88/89 HR Imperial. Took me a lot longer than it should have due to arthritis in my lower back and neck, but I'm FINISHED!

I painted the interior end to end. A kind of ocean blue. My counter top is the color of wet sand, so I picked a tile for the backslpash that resembles the shell fragments and pebbles at the edge of the
wave as it washes up on the sand.
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I built a small nightstand for the bedroom and a small bookrack and attached it to the closet wall.
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I took out the inoperable icemaker and replaced it with an open cabinet w/sliding shelf. The shelf holds a portable icemaker.
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Next, out with the old in-dash tv. Replaced it with a cabinet with one small drawer inside and a rack on the outside for cellphones, etc. Hole in the back of the rack for phone charger cord that plugs into the old tv's receptacle.
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The last thing was replacing the Dometic fridge with an Avanti residential model. It was almost a perfect fit but I still had to add some trim to fill it out. I put in some eyebolts so I could secure the doors while moving.

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1988 Holiday Rambler Imperial 35 ft.
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Old 06-03-2013, 03:28 PM   #2
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Wow, you have been busy! Everything looks great! Time for a roadtrip.

Sarah (RVM69), Hubby, and Harry the RVin' Dog
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Old 06-03-2013, 05:01 PM   #3
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looks really good. hope mine turns out half as good as yours
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Old 06-03-2013, 05:09 PM   #4
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Nice job. I don't have the carpenter skills like you so I had a shop do mine.

Well done, now all you need to do is enjoy,,,,
Dennis & Carol
2003, 4006, 41' DutchStar, Spartan, ISC 8.3L W/BanksPower - 2013 Honda CRV, BlueOx Baseplate, Aventa Bar & Patriot Brake. And the 04 Bird, Sunshine Car.
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